Publications List

The following is a listing of titles of all ILAC public documents.

A list of withdrawn documents is also available here.

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  • ILAC B1:10/2015 Why Use an Accredited Laboratory?
  • ILAC B3:10/2015 How Does Using an Accredited Laboratory Benefit Government & Regulators?
  • ILAC B4:11/2015 The Advantages of Being An Accredited Laboratory
  • ILAC B5:01/2018 Securing testing, measurement or calibration services – The difference between accreditation and certification
  • ILAC B6:06/2019 Benefits for Laboratories Participating in Proficiency Testing Programs
  • ILAC B7:10/2015 The ILAC Mutual Recognition Arrangement
  • ILAC B9:02/2017 ISO 15189 Medical Laboratory Accreditation
  • ILAC B10:11/2012 Why use an accredited inspection body
  • ILAC B11:02/2017 Why become an accredited inspection body
  • ILAC B12:02/2017 How does accredited inspection benefit Government and Regulators
  • ILAC B13:03/2020 Why become an Accredited Reference Material Producer
  • ILAC B14:01/2021 Accreditation for Biobanking Facilities
  • ILAC B15:03/2021 Specifying Accreditation for COVID-19 Testing
  • ILAC Factsheet 05/2023 Specifying Accreditation in Regulation
  • ILAC MRA Annual Report ILAC MRA Annual Report 2022
  • ILAC MRA Infographic ILAC MRA 2022 Infographic
  • IAF/ILAC B1:02/2019 The route to signing the IAF or ILAC Arrangement
  • IAF/ILAC B2:09/2023 How do I gain confidence in an Inspection Body? Do they need ISO 9001 Certification or ISO/IEC 17020 Accreditation
  • IAF/ILAC B3:09/2023 Accreditation: Supporting safe food and clean drinking water
  • IAF/ILAC B4:01/2018 Recommended guide for engaging with Government & Regulators
  • IAF/ILAC B5:09/2023 Accreditation: Facilitating world trade
  • IAF/ILAC B6:09/2023 Accreditation: Delivering confidence in the provision of energy
  • IAF/ILAC B7:03/2020 Accreditation: Supporting the Delivery of Health and Social Care
  • IAF/ILAC B8:09/2023 Accreditation: Delivering confidence in construction and the built environment
  • IAF/ILAC B9:09/2023 Accreditation: A global tool to support Public Policy
  • IAF/ILAC B10:03/2020 Accreditation: Delivering a safer world
  • IAF/ILAC B11:03/2020 Accreditation: Adding value to supply chains
  • Accredited Conformity Assessment

Guidance Documents (G Series)

  • ILAC-G3:08/2020 Guidelines for Training Courses for Assessors Used by Accreditation Bodies
  • ILAC-G7:04/2021 Accreditation Requirements and Operating Criteria for Horseracing Laboratories
  • ILAC-G8:09/2019 Guidelines on Decision Rules and Statements of Conformity
  • ILAC G17:01/2021 ILAC Guidelines for Measurement Uncertainty in Testing
  • ILAC-G18:01/2024 Guideline for describing Scopes of Accreditation
  • ILAC-G19:06/2022 Modules in a Forensic Science Process
  • ILAC-G21:09/2012 Cross Frontier Accreditation — Principles for Cooperation
  • ILAC-G24:2022 Guidelines for the determination of calibration intervals of measuring equipment
  • ILAC-G26:11/2018 Guidance for the Implementation of a Medical Accreditation Scheme
  • ILAC-G27:07/2019 Guidance on measurements performed as part of an inspection process
  • ILAC-G28:07/2018 Guideline for the Formulation of Scopes of Accreditation for Inspection Bodies
  • ILAC-G29:06/2020 Guidelines for harmonization of scopes of ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation of WADA anti-doping laboratories 

Policy Documents (P Series)

  • ILAC-P4:06/2022 ILAC Mutual Recognition Arrangement: Policy and Management
  • ILAC-P5:11/2023 ILAC Mutual Recognition Arrangement: Scope and Obligations
  • ILAC-P8:11/2023 ILAC Mutual Recognition Arrangement (Arrangement): Supplementary Requirements for the Use of Accreditation Symbols and for Claims of Accreditation Status by Accredited Conformity Assessment Bodies
  • ILAC-P9:01/2024 ILAC Policy for Proficiency Testing and/or Interlaboratory comparisons other than Proficiency Testing
  • ILAC-P10:07/2020 ILAC Policy on Metrological Traceability of Measurement Results
  • ILAC-P12:04/2009 Harmonisation of ILAC Work with the Regions
  • ILAC-P14:09/2020 ILAC Policy for Measurement Uncertainty in Calibration
  • ILAC-P15:05/2020 Application of ISO/IEC 17020:2012 for the Accreditation of Inspection Bodies

Rules Documents (R Series)

  • ILAC-R1:12/2021 Management of ILAC Documents
  • ILAC-R2A:11/2019 ILAC Rules: Articles of Association
  • ILAC-R2B:11/2019 ILAC Rules: Bylaws
  • ILAC-R3:12/2014 ILAC Strategic Plan 2015-2020
  • Supplement 1 to ILAC R3:12/2014
  • ILAC-R4:10/2016 Use of the ILAC Logo and Tagline
  • ILAC-R5:04/2016 ILAC Procedure for Handling Complaints
  • ILAC-R6:11/2023 Structure of the ILAC Mutual Recognition Arrangement and Procedure for Expansion of the Scope of the ILAC Arrangement
  • ILAC-R7:05/2015 Rules for the Use of the ILAC MRA Mark

Joint ILAC/IAF Documents (A series)

  • IAF/ILAC A1:06/2023 IAF/ILAC Multi-Lateral Mutual Recognition Arrangements (Arrangements): Requirements and Procedures for Evaluation of a Regional Group
  • IAF/ILAC A2:06/2023 IAF/ILAC Multi-Lateral Mutual Recognition Arrangements (Arrangements): Requirements and Procedures for Evaluation of a Single Accreditation Body
  • IAF/ILAC A3:06/2023 IAF/ILAC Multi-Lateral Mutual Recognition Arrangements (Arrangements): Template report for the peer evaluation of an Accreditation Body based on ISO/IEC 17011:2017
  • Statement: Replacement of Assessments During the COVID-19 Pandemic IAF-ILAC Statement on Replacement of Assessments During the COVID-19 Pandemic